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Greenway Technologies Opens HQ in Carrollton


Carrollton-based Greenway Medical Technologies has opened its new expanded corporate headquarters. Greenway has been rapidly expanding adding 300 jobs since late 2011. Governor Nathan Deal was on hand for the grand opening of the new facilities. According to a new release from the Georgia...

AT&T to Hire 1000 in Georgia


Governor Nathan Deal and AT&T Georgia President Sylvia Russell have announced that AT&T expects to hire 1000 people in Georgia and create 600 new positions. The hiring is part of a multi-billion investment on the part of the company for a project known as Velocity IP. The three-year plan is...

18 Ways to Tax-Free Income


It’s no coincidence that the 9 states with no personal income tax have some of the highest population growth rates. People generally don’t like paying taxes. So, what if there were a way to pay 0% taxes on certain income. Well, there is. The good people at Forbes.com have come up with a list of 18...

Georgia Southern University Expanding


The Statesboro City Council has approved a plan to partner with Georgia Southern University in expanding the school’s campus in downtown. The agreement hinges on the awarding of a $1 million joint grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to the city and school for rehabilitating...

New Pizza Chain Moving to Georgia


North Carolina-based Brixx Wood-Fired Pizza has announced it will soon make the move into Georgia with 3 new locations. The specialty pizza restaurant currently has 21 locations throughout the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Virginia. The new Georgia locations will be in Peachtree City, East Cobb, and...

Local Atlanta High School Students Win National Safety Award With Funny Video


Brendan Rosenberg from the Holy Innocents School and Jacob Schlanger from North Springs High won first place in the Brock International Safety MVP national video contest. The Atlanta area students set out to show why safety in high school sports is as important as winning. According to a news...

29% Store Growth in One Year


Savannah-based TMX Finance (which includes TitleMax, TitleBucks, InstaLoan) is experiencing record growth for its number of stores. The privately held auto lending company has seen a 20% revenue growth during the first quarter of 2013. The company plans to open almost 300 stores nationwide during...

Quick Start & Georgia Northwestern Tech Team with Mohawk to Fill 500 Jobs


As recently reported on this blog, Mohawk Industries is expanding in NW Georgia and looking to fill 500 new jobs. Now the State of Georgia, with the highly successful Quick Start program, along with Georgia Northwestern Technical College will partner with Mohawk for training new employees....

Law School: Good Idea or Bad?


The question of whether to attend law school may be determined by where you live. A new book ‘The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis’ documents that in many states the ratio of lawyers to jobs is terrible. Certain states like California, Michigan, Massachusetts, Ohio, Nebraska, and Mississippi...

One of World’s Largest Music Festivals Coming to Georgia


TomorrowLand music festival is so popular, last year they turned away 2 million fans. Yes, turned them away. Now for the first time, the hyper-popular Belgian festival is going International. The 2,000-acre Bouckaert Farm in Chattahoochee Hills, just outside Atlanta, has been chosen as the sight....

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